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UPDATE: Grey-haired robber arrested, wanted for robberies of Rockdale, Newton, DeKalb drugstores

UPDATE: Grey-haired robber arrested, wanted for robberies of Rockdale, Newton, DeKalb drugstores

A Decatur man was arrested for the armed robbery of the CVS in Conyers and at least three other drugstores.

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Updated: apr. 25, 2015 7:06 p.m.

RCSO car chase of stolen vehicle leads to car crash

After a car chase that led to a two-car collision, the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO) deputies arrested three suspects, who allegedly stole one of the invovled vehicles, Wednesday afternoon.

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Posted: apr. 22, 2015 6:41 p.m.

Man assaults wife, kills puppy after laptop destroyed over Facebook

A Conyers man was arrested last week after he allegedly attacked his wife and then hung her puppy off the balcony by its leash.

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Posted: apr. 15, 2015 6:23 p.m.
Man found after manhunt called off in south Rockdale

Man found after manhunt called off in south Rockdale

UPDATE: The search for a 32-year-old white male who was described by his family as possibly threatening suicide was called off Friday evening and he was found shortly after at a local bar.

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Posted: apr. 10, 2015 8:18 p.m. | Updated: apr. 13, 2015 5:47 p.m.
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Green Dot card phishing scam targets county employees

Green Dot card phishing scam targets county employees

The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office (RCSO) has received a number of reports of an identity theft scam by sending people Green Dot reloadable prepaid debit cards in the mail. The incidents reported have shown these cards have been created using a person's personal information, not through a company promotion. These cards also are being applied for/received during this tax season and could be connected to a large tax fraud where personal information is used to fraudulently file federal and state taxes and have the tax return directly deposited into the Green Dot card account. The money is ...

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Posted: apr. 10, 2015 9:12 a.m.
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UPDATED: New details emerge in fatal home invasion shooting

UPDATED: New details emerge in fatal home invasion shooting

UPDATE: More details have emerged in the fatal April 3 home invasion shooting at the Salem Terrace apartments.

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Posted: apr. 03, 2015 8:35 a.m. | Updated: apr. 09, 2015 11:22 a.m.
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Smash-and-grab burglar caught in Dunkin Donuts

Smash-and-grab burglar caught in Dunkin Donuts

A smash-and-grab robber who has been hitting businesses in Rockdale and Newton counties since March 23 has been caught, thanks to the quick action of a Rockdale Sheriff's Office deputy.

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Posted: apr. 02, 2015 2:34 p.m.
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Large amount of crack seized in drug bust

Large amount of crack seized in drug bust

IN BRIEF: A multi-week undercover drug investigation by the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office and Conyers Police Department led to the seizure of a large amount of crack cocaine from a Conyers home on Friday.

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Posted: mar. 31, 2015 10:59 p.m.
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Simple traffic stop turns into assault charge

After being pulled over by Conyers Police for what are considered minor offenses, one man is now facing a felony charge for allegedly assaulting the officer who stopped him.

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Posted: mar. 30, 2015 9:21 p.m.

Burglar hits Dunkin Donuts on Salem Road

Many local morning commuters were not running on Dunkin' this morning after a burglar smashed the glass door of the Dunkin Donuts on Salem Road early Tuesday morning.

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Posted: mar. 24, 2015 12:25 p.m.

Man fleeing parole caught, arrested

A Monroe, Ga. resident violating his parole led the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office on a short-lived pursuit Tuesday afternoon.

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Posted: mar. 18, 2015 6:43 p.m.
Covington man meeting teen for sex arrested

Covington man meeting teen for sex arrested

(Conyers, GA) - A local man who believed he was meeting a 14-year-old female at a local gas station for a sexual encounter was instead met and arrested by RCSO investigators last week.

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Posted: mar. 10, 2015 3:40 p.m.
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Covington man arrested for stealing 30 guns and TVs

A Covington man has been arrested for allegedly helping to burglarize a home where up to 30 firearms and three televisions were taken.

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Posted: mar. 09, 2015 7:02 p.m.

Conyers man arrested for armed robbery of cellphone

A Conyers man was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly stealing a woman’s phone at gunpoint in February. 

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Posted: mar. 04, 2015 4:04 p.m.

Covington woman shoplifts with children

A Covington woman was arrested for allegedly stealing nearly $2,000 worth of items from a retail store with the assistance of her two juvenile sons.

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Posted: mar. 02, 2015 6:32 p.m. | Updated: mar. 02, 2015 6:36 p.m.

Dating website meet turns into robbery

A tryst set up through a dating website ended with a man losing his cash and nearly losing his car to two women, according to the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office.

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Posted: feb. 27, 2015 9:59 a.m.

Dating website meet turns into robbery

A tryst set up through a dating website ended with a Conyers man losing his cash and nearly losing his car to two women Monday night, according to the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office.

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Posted: feb. 27, 2015 10:05 a.m.
Man mailing marijuana packages arrested

Man mailing marijuana packages arrested

The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office used a neighborhood tip to thwart the plans of one resident who was mailing marijuana through the U.S. Postal Service.

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Posted: feb. 25, 2015 11:54 p.m.
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Cell phone store robbery suspects arrested

Two men, allegedly responsible for the robbery of Metro PCS store in Conyers just before New Year's Eve, are in police custody.

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Posted: feb. 23, 2015 5:23 p.m. | Updated: feb. 23, 2015 5:27 p.m.

RCSO searches for home invasion robbery suspects

The Rockdale County Sheriff Office is looking for two suspects involved in an armed robbery at a resident's home Sunday night.

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Posted: feb. 23, 2015 5:33 p.m.

Conyers Police look for forgery suspect fleeing from bank

(Conyers, GA) - Conyers Police issued a "be on the lookout" alert for a forgery suspect who fled on foot around 2 p.m.

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Posted: feb. 23, 2015 5:15 p.m.

Crime Briefs: RCSO arrests two for drive-by shooting

Two Conyers men are in behind bars for allegedly performing a drive-by shooting last Sunday, Feb. 8.

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Posted: feb. 20, 2015 11:01 a.m. | Updated: feb. 21, 2015 10:37 a.m.

Stolen cars taken to recycling center

An Atlanta man is in Rockdale County Jail for allegedly taking stolen cars out of other counties and then recycling them at a recycling center in Conyers.

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Posted: feb. 17, 2015 5:03 p.m. | Updated: feb. 17, 2015 5:09 p.m.

Social media meet turns into armed robbery

A robbery-turned shootout left one Atlanta resident without $1,000 and landed a female teenager in jail last week.

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Posted: feb. 17, 2015 4:26 p.m.

More details revealed in Hughes murder case

More details surrounding the murder case of Jarvis Hughes were revealed during the Feb. 4 committal hearing for Paul Greene, one of three suspects allegedly involved in the fatal shooting incident.

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Posted: feb. 14, 2015 2:54 p.m. | Updated: feb. 16, 2015 7:43 p.m.

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